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Confucius sinarum philosophus, sive, Scientia sinensis latine exposita


Published 1687
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"Parisiis, ex typographia Andreae Cramoisy"--Colophon

Latin translation of the first 3 of the 4 books of Si shu

Two special t.p.'s for: Tabula chronologica monarchiae sinicae ... / auctore Philippo Couplet. Parisiis, 1686

Woodcut arms of Louis XIV on t.p. His arms supported by 2 angels appear as engraved head-pieces. Engraved port. of Confucius, 2F2v. Map of China bound facing p. 106 (last sequence) engraved by François de Louvemont. Port. and map bear legend: A Paris, Chez Nolin... Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials

Life of Confucius, p. cxvii-cxxiv

Signatures: A-2H² ²A-2D² ³A-E² F²(-F2) a-2r² ²a-e² A-E² A-B² F-2D² chi²

Pagination, Liber I: cxxiv, 39 p., [1] leaf of plates. Liber II: [40]-108 p. Liber III: 21, [1], 159, [1] p. Tabula chronologica: xx, 20, 8, [21]-108 [i.e. 110], [2] p

Liber 1. Lun yü -- Liber 2. Ta hsüeh -- Liber 3. Chung yung -- Tabula chronologica monarchiae sinicae

"Tabula genealogica trium familiarum imperialium monarchiae Sinicae" (8 p., signed A-B²) bound between E2 and F1 of Tabula chronologica

Binding: old calfskin. Spine tooled in gilt, CONFV / CIVS in 2nd compartment. Edges sprinkled red & brown

Coat of arms painted in gouache at foot of t.p., perhaps for Kempis (Rietstap). Borders on map hand colored


Publisher Parisiis : Apud Danielem Horthemels ...
Pages 568
Language Latin
Call number 639669
Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute
Book contributor Getty Research Institute
Collection getty; americana
Notes No table of contents.

Full catalog record MARCXML

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